New York Times, Thursday, January 2, 1986

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. " . . . pulled out ___" : APLUM
6. Exercises, in a way : JOGS
10. Food fish : SHAD
14. Former defense gp. : SEATO
15. Mine entrance : ADIT
16. Whittle : PARE
17. Any feeble light : TAPER
18. Finished : DONE
19. Abadan's land : IRAN
20. Actress MacGraw : ALI
21. "Oz" locale : EMERALDCITY
24. "Two Years Before the Mast" author : DANA
26. Medieval minstrel's poem : LAY
27. Oahu locale : DIAMONDHEAD
32. Damage : MAR
35. Concerning : INRE
36. Increase : GAIN
37. Flat cake : SCONE
39. Related : AKIN
40. Invest : ENDOW
42. Sharpen : HONE
43. Indigent : NEEDY
45. Membrane : TELA
46. Responsibility : ONUS
47. Some are classified : ADS
48. Dublin's locale : EMERALDISLE
51. Arafat's gp. : PLO
52. Sudden, quick movement : DART
53. Another Oahu locale : PEARLHARBOR
59. Aged : OLD
62. Spindle : AXLE
63. Zone : AREA
64. Nairobi's locale : KENYA
66. Jawed tool : VISE
67. A come-on : WINK
68. Forever, in poesy : ETERN
69. English school : ETON
70. Jackson or Smith : KATE
71. Features to count : NOSES
1. Nick Charles's dog : ASTA
2. Ring : PEAL
3. Gem cutters : LAPIDARIES
4. All-purpose trk. : UTE
5. Actress from Puerto Rico : MORENO
6. Nephrite : JADE
7. Aroma : ODOR
8. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
9. Jonathan Swift's Esther : STELLA
10. Like some chili : SPICY
11. Mata ___ : HARI
12. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
13. Disclaim : DENY
22. Fido's ailment : MANGE
23. Pops : DADS
25. Rectify : AMEND
27. Roman moon goddess : DIANA
28. Penned : INKED
29. Alighieri : DANTE
30. Player in a children's game : HIDER
31. ___ Gay : ENOLA
32. Heavenly gems? : MOONSTONES
33. Void : ANNUL
34. Air Force Base in Texas : REESE
38. Singing group : CHOIR
41. Mr. Pepper : WALDO
44. Shout : YELL
49. A stroke in figure skating : MOHAWK
50. Make less clear : DARKEN
51. Primp : PREEN
53. Macadamize : PAVE
54. Theater sign : EXIT
55. Too : ALSO
56. Melody for Moffo : ARIA
57. Budget item : RENT
58. Use a kiln : BAKE
60. Apollo's instrument : LYRE
61. Rather and Rowan : DANS
65. W.W. II locale : ETO

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